Tag Archives: Misconceptions

We Need A Moonshot For Diabetes Prevention, Part Two: Three Misconceptions

Misconceptions About Diabetes PreventionGetty Diabetes is one of the fastest growing killers, as I discussed in Part 1 of this series. Thirty million adults in the U.S. suffer from it today. Another 84 million have a milder condition, prediabetes, that puts them at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Over time, if current trends… Read More »

Misconceptions About Health Costs When You’re Older – The New York Times

Some significant expenses decline as we age: Most mortgages are eventually paid off, and ideally children grow up and become self-supporting. But health care is one area in which costs are almost certain to rise. After all, one of the original justifications for Medicare — which kicks in at age 65 — is that older… Read More »